Modelling & PAT Specialist (M/F)

Hiring Request Post Information* : Posted Date 1 year ago(2022/2/1 11:58)
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Hovione is an independent family owned international group of companies. From the beginning, we have set ourselves above and apart through our innovative technological and productive capabilities, reaching a top spot in the world market as an integrated Contract Development and Manufacturing Company dedicated to helping Pharmaceutical Customers bring new and off-patent drugs to market.


Our people are the main asset for our continued success. Reaching over 1950 team members, from 36 different nationalities, that are located across Asia, Europe and North America (Portugal, US, Macao, Ireland, China, Hong Kong, Japan, India, and Switzerland), including 4 production sites.


Working at Hovione means reaching for innovation and excellence in everything we do: for our clients, our partners and, above all, our patients. That is why we are In it for life.

You will be responsible to:

Assures the maintenance of process analytical tools (PAT) methods and performance in the manufacturing assets in compliance with legislation and regulatory standards of Quality, HSE and cGMP policies. Promotes the scientific excellence and innovation in the area of PAT and contributes with technical expertise to optimize PAT applications.



- Provide technical support (process analytical and statistical) in commercial projects;

- Monitor and maintain successfully PAT tools and practices

- Participate in the Technology Transfer and scale-up of projects to Pilot Plant and Manufacturing Areas

- Write reports and relevant documentation related with the use of PAT and related methods;

- Promote, continuously, best practices, innovation and knowledge sharing within the company;

- Ensure all assigned tasks are planned and delivered on time, safely, efficiently, reliably and in a cost-effective manner

- Propose improvements to the area as appropriate and solve problems

- Make quality and timely decisions within the Modelling & PAT tasks under her / his responsibility

- Gather relevant data to inform the decision makers regarding complex issues

- Execute professional activities in compliance with GMP and HSE guidelines, internal and external requirements as well as promote the implementation and maintenance of Hovione´s policies, systems and procedures (COPs, HBR, SOPs and others)

- Carry out assigned tasks and duties in a safe manner, in accordance with instructions, and to comply with environmental, health & safety rules/procedures, regulations and codes of practice.

We are looking to recruit a Candidate:

- University, or equivalent, qualification in Engineering or scientific field (mandatory)

- Typically requires 1-3 years of relevant experience in a production environment, preferable within the Pharmaceutical Industry

- Strong understanding and knowledge on PAT and statistical tools (including chemometrics)

- Fluency in English is a requirement

- Computer literate with good working knowledge of the MS Office package and relevant modeling software (Matlab, Simca)

- Must have the Knowledge, Experience and Skills to conduct their tasks in accordance with the rules and procedures set down.


Hovione is a proud Equal Opportunity Employer

Inclusion and diversity are key to us. At Hovione, that means a work environment where differences are valued, and everyone is treated with fairness and respect. We want all our team members worldwide to feel supported, respected, and have the opportunity to achieve their full potential, regardless of their age, gender, religion, disability, sexual orientation or ethnicity.


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